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Hernandez named OVC Player of the Week, Economos named to all-tournament team


APSU Women’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsBrentwood, TN – Junior outside hitter Ilyanna Hernandez has been named the Ohio Valley Conference’s “Player of the Week,” the league office announced, Monday. In addition, Hernandez and junior libero Paige Economos was named to the IUPUI Hampton Inn Invitational all-tournament team.

Ilyanna Hernandez

Ilyanna HernandezHernandez, of Torrance, CA, recorded a team-best 46 kills in the Lady Govs three matches at the IUPUI Hampton Inn Invitational and was named to the all-tournament team.

She averaged 4.18 kills per set and posted a .250 attack percentage while leading the team with seven service aces. 

Hernandez opened her stay in Indianapolis with 16 kills against both Wright State and DePaul, Saturday, before finishing the tournament with 14 kills against host IUPUI.

Paige Economos

Paige EconomosEconomos, of Crystal Lake, IL, led the Lady Govs with 46 digs, averaging 4.18 digs per set, at the IUPUI Hampton Inn Invitational and was named to the all-tournament team.

She recorded 15 digs against Wright State, 14 digs against DePaul and 17 in the Lady Govs three-set sweep of host IUPUI.

Economos led a Lady Govs defense that limited their three opponents to a .135 attack percentage at the tournament.

Austin Peay returns to action, Saturday and Sunday, with three matches at the Buccaneer Invitational hosted by East Tennessee.




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